Nature's Pharmacy

Nature provides us with everything we need to cleanse, heal and thrive. Mother Nature's pharmacy is endless.

 

Unrefined Shea Butter

Our raw, unrefined shea butter originates from the Nigeria, born from the karite shea tree indigenous to the continent of Africa.
Shea butter is both silky, nourishing, and luxurious. Raw unrefined shea butter contains vitamins A and E, as well as essential fatty acids that have many benefits for the skin and hair. It has been used for centuries for its moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging properties. Shea butter has the ability to soothe, hydrate, and balance your skin. 

Hemp Seed Oil

Hemp features quality ingredients that offer benefits for a wide array of uses. Elements like cannabidiol (CBD) may assist with soothing and nourishing skin. Hemp oil also includes antioxidants ad anti-inflammatory properties that may protect against aging. Hemp oil leaves your skin moisturized, regenerated, and revitalized with every use. Hemp oil is non-comedogenic, therefore it doesn't clog your pores.

Chamomile

There are a handful of chamomile benefits when it comes to skin health. Just as Chamomile helps calm the mind and the body, it has similar effects on the skin. Chamomile has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties -- they can help soothe the skin, reduce redness and blemishes.

Cocoa 

Cocoa butter is high in fatty acids, which is why it’s often touted for its ability to hydrate and nourish the skin and improve elasticity. The fat in cocoa butter forms a protective barrier over skin to hold in moisture. Cocoa butter is also rich and natural plant compounds called phytochemicals. These substances may improve blood flow to the skin and slow skin aging by protecting against damage from the suns harmful UV rays. 

Cucumber Hydrosol 

Cucumber water is undoubtedly beauty’s magic potion and is remarkably versatile. Whether you have oily, dry or combination skin, cucumber water should definitely be added to your beauty routine. The usage of cucumber hydrosol dates back to early Egypt, when Cleopatra used the natural product in her skincare regime. Cucumber water helps maintain the skins pH balance, and also controls excess oil. This is because it is a great cleanser and aids and removing oil and dirt accumulated in the clogged pores.

Lavender

The lavender plant is naturally anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, and it can soothe sunburns and reduce scarring. These properties make lavender soap an effective way to reduce skin inflammation and treat skin conditions. Adding lavender to your daily hygiene routine can help you combat inflammation daily.

Roses

Nurture with Nature uses roses for a variety of benefits. A rich source of antioxidants, rose-geranium essential oil can help the skin to retain a younger and healthier appearance. This oil also has cicatrisant abilities meaning that you can massage it into scars and stretch marks to help fade the marks away.

Aloe Vera

A very famous ingredient in the cosmetic industry especially when it comes to treating acne. Its anti-bacterial properties kill and prevent acne-causing bacteria. Its anti-fungal properties reduce inflammation and prevent acne scars from getting infected.
Aloe vera soothes dry skin and works great when it comes to oily skin. It has natural astringent properties that absorb excess sebum (a natural oil produced by sebaceous glands in the skin) and dirt from the skin pores.
The hydrating properties of aloe vera moisturize and rejuvenate skin without making it oily.  Its healing property help in rejuvenating skin cells and thus fades dark spots. It contains vitamin C and E, which are antioxidants that help in reducing skin pigmentation by restricting the overproduction of melanin.

White Willow Bark

The bark of the willow tree is a centuries-old remedy to itchy, irritated, and inflamed skin. Fortunately, it has been discovered that the same components that can heal a bug bite, soothe a burn, and irradicate bumps and scrapes can also treat common skin ailments occurring on the face. Willow bark skin benefits continue to be medicinal, anti-aging, and beautifying. 

Green Tea 

Research shows that polyphenols in green tea protect skin from the effects of ultraviolet (UV) light. This helps prevent the acceleration of aging, in addition to offering cancer-fighting and anti-inflammatory benefits. 

Coffee 

Coffee is a multi-purpose product that can offer many benefits when it comes to our skin. Coffee may help reduce the appearance of cellulite on the skin. It’s thought that the caffeine content in coffee is the key to cellulite reduction by dilating blood vessels beneath the skin and improving overall blood flow. In turn, this will help decrease the appearance of cellulite.
Coffee is renowned for stimulating affects inside the body, it may also provide the opposite effect of an applied topically due to antioxidants in coffee.
Coffee is also a rich source of vitamin B3, due to the breakdown of a key component called trigonelline. However, trigonelline breaks down into vitamin B3 after coffee beans have been roasted. According to the skin cancer foundation, B3 vitamin may be helpful in preventing non-melanoma skin cancers and can possibly prevent other skin growths. 

Carrot Seed Oil

Carrot seed essential oil is antioxidant rich to say the least. Antioxidants fight damaging free radicals that can cause wrinkles and damage to skin tissue. It can help and even repair damage from the sun, processed food, cigarette smoke and pollution! Carrot seed oil is full of nutrients including beta carotene and also vitamins A + E. Carrot seed oil nourishes dry skin, and can even reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles! Carrot seed oil has a natural SPF of 40, so it can even serve as a topical sunscreen!